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Uutela

The largest and most diverse outdoor recreational area in eastern Helsinki

Hikers at the tip of Skatanniemi © Teemu Saloriutta

The nature trail at Uutela consists of two walking tours of differing lengths, forming a figure-of-8 pattern. The mobile map also features an additional route to the tip of Skatanniemi. You can read the texts for each point of interest on the mobile map or the original brochure, which you can print out. The trails can be walked in any order.

Forests and Pastures

The tour is approximately 2.5 km in length. The route is signposted and marked with green and white ribbons. On the mobile map, the route is coloured light blue. The route is easy to navigate.

Uutelan luontopolku, kuva Teemu Saloriutta.

Photo Jan Salonen.

Gloe Lakes and Coastal Meadows

The tour is approximately 1.5 km in length. The route is signposted and marked with green and white ribbons. On the mobile map, the route is coloured green. The route is generally easy to navigate, but includes short duckboard sections.

Parts of the tour are located within the nature reserve. Movement in the nature reserve is restricted in the spring and summer between 1 April and 1 August, during which time visitors must stay on the designated paths and duckboards. Fishing is prohibited in the nature reserve.

Uutelan kluuvit, kuva Teemu Saloriutta.

Photo Teemu Saloriutta.

Secret Skatanniemi

The route is approximately 2 km in length. The route and its points of interest are not marked in the terrain. On the mobile map, the route is coloured pink. The final parts of the route include difficult-to-navigate rocks, which are very slippery in rainy weather.

Retkeilijät Skatanniemen kärjessä, kuva Teemu Saloriutta

Photo Teemu Saloriutta.

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